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  • March 9
    Pioneer Alumni Leadership Award
    Meet Edgard in this video!

    Edgard’s involvement with L&C alumni runs deep. He’s volunteered for Black and Orange Parties, Alumni Weekends, class reunions, Homecoming, and more. He is also a member of the Alumni of Color Advisory Group and participated in three L&C Alumni Hood to Coast teams as both a driver and a runner. In the fall of 2018, Edgard joined the Board of Alumni.
  • February 9

    Pioneer Alumni Leadership Award
    Meet Carol in this video!

    Since her graduation, Carol has represented Lewis & Clark in a variety of capacities. Among other roles, she has served as a member and president of the Board of Alumni, and member and chair of the Hall of Fame committee; has helped organize special reunions; and has spoken at opening convocation, commencement, alumni honors banquets, and Black and Orange parties.

  • February 22
    Pioneer Alumni Leadership Award
    Meet Toshinobu Toyama in this video!

    For sixteen years, Toshinobu served as a dedicated volunteer with the L&C Japan Alumni Chapter. He organized events to build community with Japanese alumni, provided hospitality for L&C presidents, deans, college faculty and staff, and helped numerous students and alumni connect with other alumni with a focus on career development.
  • February 20
    Pioneer Alumni Leadership Award

    Paula Hayes has served on the Board of Trustees and Board of Alumni, and she has volunteered with the Office of Admissions and Office of Inclusion and Multicultural Engagement. She is the founder and owner of Hue Noir, a cosmetic manufacturing company specializing in the formulation and development of cosmetic products designed specifically for women of color.
  • Amelia Wilcox
    February 18
    Pioneer Alumni Leadership Award
    Amelia Wilcox served several terms on the Board of Alumni starting in 1982 and was president of the board from 2009 to 2011. Her efforts to reach out and connect alumni with the college—whether they had just graduated or were members of the Albany Society—have brought a new era of alumni reengagement and participation. Amelia has also volunteered for the Lewis & Clark student-alumni career network and the admissions office. She is currently an assistant professor with term in the psychology department at Lewis & Clark.
  • February 1
    Pioneer Alumni Leadership Award
    Jack Venables and Bill Akers have served Pioneer athletics as a team for decades. Venables took over the public address announcer job from Rick Metzker in 1970, and in 1980 he became public address announcer for both men’s and women’s basketball. Akers began to work in the press box at football games in 1976, operating the game clock and assisting with spotting the players.
  • February 1
    The Minnesota Alumni Chapter serves to connect and engage alumni, parents, friends and students of Lewis & Clark College residing in the North Star State.
  • February 1
    Frank Lawrence and Donna Macklin met in William Stafford’s English class in 1948. They graduated from Lewis & Clark in 1952 — Frank with a degree in business and Donna with a degree in music and education.
  • February 1
    David LaFrance has served on the Board of Alumni since 2000. As president of the board from 2005 to 2007, he refined the direction and purpose of the body and increased board membership among young alumni. LaFrance and his wife, Justine Miani ’86, have also been alumni coordinators for enrollment for the Office of Admissions, hosting numerous events and attending college fairs for prospective students.
  • February 1
    Kim Hansink served as president of Lewis & Clark’s Board of Alumni from 2003 to 2005. A senior consultant in the San Francisco office of the Gallup Organization, where she helps client companies enhance financial performance by assessing and improving employee and customer engagement, Hansink is also an executive coach and talent advisor. Hansink graduated from Lewis & Clark College with a bachelor’s degree in English.
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